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The Word on Local Health Departments is a blog by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

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  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Vaccinate Your Family Releases 6th Annual State of the ImmUnion Report

Every year, Vaccinate Your Family distributes a State of the ImmUnion report to help examine the strength of our...

Mar 22, 2022 | Tori Decea

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Influenza
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

CSTE/CDC Webinar on Recent HPAI Detections and Outbreaks in U.S. Commercial Poultry and Backyard Flocks

Please join the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) and CDC for a webinar to discuss recent...

Mar 14, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

HPV Awareness
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

International HPV Awareness Day

On March 4 we recognize International HPV Awareness Day. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is actually a group of viruses that...

Mar 02, 2022 | Amy Frandsen

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  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Call for Comments
  • Infectious Disease

Request for Comments on Antimicrobial Drug Use in Companion Animals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is soliciting comments from the public on antimicrobial drug use practices...

Feb 25, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

2022-2023 Leadership in Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Public Health (LEAP) Fellowship Application Period Extended

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology Association (SHEA), and the...

Jan 12, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Disease

Opportunity for Technical Assistance: Infection Prevention and Control Assessment Training: Supporting Local Health Departments in Conducting TeleICARs at Long-term Care Facilities with APIC Consulting Services

Apply today! NACCHO is partnering with APIC Consulting Services to provide technical assistance to local health...

Jan 03, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

2022-2023 Leadership in Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Public Health (LEAP) Fellowship

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology Association (SHEA), and the...

Dec 02, 2021 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW) 2021

Kick off U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week (USAAW) with NACCHO as a partner with the Centers for Disease Control and...

Nov 18, 2021 | Jaclyn Abramson

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Highlighting Key Data to Support COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccinations

On Tuesday, November 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization...

Nov 04, 2021 | Adelaide Appiah

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  • Infectious Disease

One Health Day 2021: Connecting Human, Animal, and Environmental Health

One Health is a collaborative, multisectoral, and trans-disciplinary approach — working at the local, regional,...

Nov 03, 2021 | Kimberly Nalley

Partner Articles

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  • Press Release

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with...

May 18, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

NACCHO Announces Ten Health Department Grantees to...

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  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Community Health
  • Infection, Prevention, and Control

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

This year’s theme for World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5 is focused on recognizing...

May 04, 2022 | Jaclyn Abramson

World Hand Hygiene Day 2022

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  • Press Release

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the...

Apr 07, 2022 | Andrea Grenadier

Public Health Groups Announce Grantees for National...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) researchers are working to...

Sep 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Multi-faceted EPA Research Addressing Threats to Public...

Alzheimers Disease
  • Press Release

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Sep 21, 2021 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO and the Alzheimer’s Association Collaborating to...

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Water Quality

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

On August 12, 2021, NACCHO and AAAS’s EPI Center hosted a webinar on PFAS...

Aug 27, 2021 | Guest Author

Responding to Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in...

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Food Safety & Inspection
  • Opportunity

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

Applications for the program are now open from September 9 through November 15,...

Aug 03, 2021 | Guest Author

NEHA-FDA RFFM Mentorship Program in partnership with the...

  • COVID-19

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

Associate Professor, Erika Martin and Betty Bekemeier (University of Washington...

Apr 07, 2021 | Guest Author

Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the U.S....

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Accreditation & Quality Improvement
  • Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

NACCHO is pleased to announced the release of three Request for Proposals to...

Feb 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Improving Social Determinants of Health – Getting...

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  • Climate Change
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Policy

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

NACCHO joins leading public health organizations in signing a declaration...

Jan 27, 2021 | Anu Varma

NACCHO Joins Public Health Partners in Calling on the...

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  • COVID-19
  • Health in All Policies
  • Leadership
  • Workforce Development

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

If the pandemic has taught us one thing, it is the importance of preparedness....

Jan 15, 2021 | Guest Author

Preparing Your Local Health Department for the Future

  • Tools & Resources
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

The CHOICES Project at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health launched...

Dec 26, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Promoting Healthy Weight Success Stories & New Online...

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